Destination Spotlight | Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Greetings, Festiva travelers. Are you going to Myrtle Beach soon? Let’s take a look at all the wonderful festivals in store for this month and beyond at this beach destination.

Great climate, less crowds and fun-filled events makes fall a great time to visit Myrtle Beach! Post Labor Day there are a million and one reasons to visit Myrtle Beach. Take a gander at the wonderful activities and festivals coming up this month and beyond:

Fall Bike Week: through October 7, 2018
Where: Various locations along the Grand Strand

8th Annual Grand Strand Mustang Stampede and Classic Ford Car Show Date: October 6, 2018
Where: Myrtle Beach Speedway

Sons of Italy “Festa Italiana” Date: October 6-7, 2018 Where: The Market Common
What: Italian food, vendors, games, prizes, and more.

Corn Maze at Thompson Farms Dates: Friday Nights in October Where: Thompson Farm and Nursery, Conway
What: Corn maze, duck races, animal feedings, giant slide, hay rides and more.

BritFest Car Show Date: October 6, 2018 Where: Market Common

Harvest Home Weekend Festival Date: October 6-7, 2018
Where: Brookgreen Gardens, Murrells Inlet Time: 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

10th Annual Myrtle Beach Oktoberfest Date: October 12 & 13, 2018 Where: Valor Park at Market Common
What: Oktoberfest Beer, Food, Pumpkin Patch, Live Entertainment, Kids Activities & More Time: 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Friday, 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Saturday

14th Annual Little River Shrimp Fest Date: October 13-14, 2018 Where: Little River What: Children’s area, vendors, expos, fresh seafood and more.

Cruisin’ The Beach Date: October 11 -13, 2018 Where: Broadway at the Beach
What: Custom car show

35th Annual Taste of the Town Date: October 19, 2018 Where: Myrtle Beach Convention Center
What: Sample food from all over the Grand Strand

39th Annual Loris Bog-Off Festival Date: October 20, 2018 Where: Downtown Loris
What: Chicken Bog cooking contest, concert, car and tractor show, fireworks and more.

Rock Back the Clock Music Fest Date: October 20, 2018
Where: La Belle Amie Vineyard 1120 St. Joseph Road, Little River

38th Annual North Carolina Oyster Festival When: October 20-21, 2018 Where: Ocean Isle Beach
What: Arts, crafts, activities, oyster shucking contest, 5k mud run and more.

33rd Annual North Carolina Yam Festival Date: October 27, 2018 Where: Tabor City, NC
What: Yam contest, pageant, sweet potato auction, cook-off, parade and more.

Endless Summer Festival Date: October 27, 2018 Where: Main Street, North Myrtle Beach What: Entertainment, kids’ area, carnival rides, vendors and more.

Pat Barcas

Pat Barcas serves as staff writer and photographer for Festiva, based in Asheville, NC. In his spare time he enjoys photography, astronomy, hiking, hanging out with his family, and of course, traveling!

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